New York (Nov 30, 2022)
Stoller Imports Group one of the industry’s leading spirits importers in the US, announces a new partnership with SPIRIT FRANCE DIFFUSION on Calvados Pays d’Auge LECOMPTE and Armagnac LE MARQUE, effective Nov 1st, 2022.
About SPIRIT FRANCE DIFFUSION
SPIRIT FRANCE DIFFUSION is a French group specialized in exceptional craft spirits from French AOC (Protected Designation of Origin). World leader in Calvados Pays d’Auge and Armagnac production, Spirit France spreads the influence of its brands throughout the world. These brands, originating from unique French terroirs, combine tradition, excellence and innovation.
About CALVADOS PAYS D’AUGE LECOMPTE
Since its creation in 1923, Maison Lecompte has positioned itself beyond the standards of Calvados Pays d’Auge. Lecompte develops state-of-the-art Calvados Pays d’Auge, blending elegance and complexity. Since its creation, Maison Lecompte has pursued a quest for excellence.
Its perfect mastery of the double distillation and the use of small casks are central pieces of its process. With rigor and meticulousness, the Cellar Master ages and blends the Calvados Pays d’Auge apple eaux-de-vie to reach the perfect balance between refinement and authenticity. LECOMPTE offers a large range of premium Calvados Pays d’Auge expressions, aged 5 years, 12 years, 18 years and 25
About LE MARQUE ARMAGNAC
Le Marque has roamed the lands of Armagnac for all these years searching for this golden liquid in order to offers consumers the best selected Armagnacs.
Considering that the quality & best features of an eau-de-vie depends on ageing and blending, the short range of the brand is only composed by 3 blends : VSOP, XO and EXTRA. The range is built in such a way that it is easy for the layman to travel all along the products and discover what an Armagnac can offer at its best.
Le Marque is a pleasure that doesn’t need knowledge and emancipates from the traditional rules and recipes.
Le Marque is the flagship of a French lifestyle and philosophy with key words such as : Extreme modernity, Delight, Disruptive, Emancipation.
“We are thrilled to link the names of Lecompte Calvados Pays d’Auge and Le Marque Armagnac with Stoller Import Group USA,” said Spirit France Global CEO Serge Der Sahaguian. ” We think our super premium brands Lecompte and Le Marque are a perfect fit within the Stoller Group portfolio, and we are eager to work with Randy Stoller and Howard Elkin to grow these brands with their team to further develop the footprint of our premium brands in the USA market , both in off- and on-trade channels.”
“On behalf of the entire Stoller Imports team, I would like to thank Serge Der Sahaguian and everyone at Spirit France for their confidence in our ability to grow the Lecompte Calvados Pays d’Auge and Le Marque Armagnac portfolios here in the U.S.” said Stoller Imports President Randy Stoller. “We strive to build our portfolio with simply the finest spirits in the world and with these two brands will become an integral part of our portfolio.”
“We are looking forward to work with Shayne Ackerl who oversee’s the U.S. market who will assist our team in creating excitement in the trade and to educate our distribution partners.”
About STOLLER IMPORT GROUP
The Stoller brothers, Randy, Larry and Jay, started in the Wholesale business in Illinois. In 1993 they purchased “The Marsalle Company” which now is known as Stoller Imports.
The family’s vision has always been to build a portfolio of the finest spirits from around the world. Stoller Imports relationships with their distributor/retail partners are second to none. Many of these relationships have lasted for decades.
We believe the key to our success has been our reputation for being upfront, honest and hard working.
We are proud of our proven track record for building successful brands.
Our team is led by Howard Elkin (National Sales Manager), team of Regional Managers, Director of National Accounts and a front office support staff. Stoller Imports is poised to continue on its successful path.